Juriah Binti Abdullah


Associate Professor Dr. Juriah Binti Abdullah


Associate Professor Dr. Juriah Binti AbdullahAssociate Professor Dr. Juriah Binti Abdullah
Assistant Professor and Director of the Clinical Skills Unit

M.B.B.S, M.Ed.
Email: juriahabd@perdanauniversity.edu.my


Dr. Juriah Abdullah is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Clinical Skills Unit at the Perdana University Graduate School of Medicine. She graduated from the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur and served with the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Defence before opting for an academic career. She is an experienced teacher having served as a medical faculty for the past 16 years at the International Medical University (IMU) in Kuala Lumpur.

Dr. Juriah was previously the Head of the Clinical Sciences Division as well as the Head of the Skills Centre in IMU. She was intricately involved in the planning and delivery of the clinical skills curriculum as well as the planning and management of the Skills Centre. She developed the Simulated Patient Program and was instrumental in the recruitment and training of simulated patients in the early years of the program. In addition, she has long experience in organising and planning clinical examinations in particular the Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCE).

She has a Master in Education and her main interest lies in medical education especially in the area of early clinical skills teaching. Her research interest involves the use of simulated patients in skills training for students and she has conducted conference workshops on simulated patient training. She has served as a member of the scientific committee for two of the International Medical Education Conferences (IMEC) held in Kuala Lumpur.

Dr. Juriah has a special interest in HIV work and served as a member of the Education sub-committee of the Malaysian AIDS Council (MAC). She helped with the development of the Private Colleges HIV Training Manual titled “Changing Times” in 2004-2005; this training module was developed to incorporate HIV/AIDS in the students’ main curriculum. As a member of the Kuala Lumpur AIDS Support Services (KLASS), she is also involved in HIV education and awareness among youths as well as in fund raising activities.